Ultra meaning

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Beyond; on the other side of.

Ultraviolet.

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Beyond the range, scope, or limit of.

Ultrasonic.

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Far beyond the normal or proper degree of.

Ultraconservative.

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An extremist.
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Immoderately adhering to a belief, fashion, or course of action; extreme.
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Going beyond the usual limit; excessive; extreme, esp. in opinions.
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An extremist, as in opinions held or policies favored.
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Beyond, on the farther side of.

Ultramundane.

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Beyond the range of.

Ultrasonic.

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Extreme; far beyond the norm; fanatical; uncompromising.

An ultra reformer; ultra measures.

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An ultra-royalist in France.
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(usually capitalised) Code name used by British codebreakers during World War 2 for decrypted information gained from the enemy.
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Greater than normal quantity or importance, as in ultrasecret.
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Beyond, on the far side of, as in ultraviolet.
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Excessively, to an extreme, as in ultramicroscopic, ultra-careful.
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Origin of ultra

  • L < ultra, fem. of *ulter, beyond, on the other side of < IE *ol-, var. of base *al-, beyond > all, L alius, other

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Latin ultrā- from ultrā beyond al-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French from Latin ultrā- ultra-

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from Latin ultrā ("beyond").

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin ultra.

    From Wiktionary